© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Catalog Number: AK1115-225
KRISHNA PLAYING THE FLUTE
Yellow bronze
North India
19th to 1st half 20th cent.
HEIGHT 17,4 CM

Krishna is standing in typical Pose on a square base. He is the eighth incarnation of the high god Vishnu. A child of Princess Devaki, he spent time as a youth with the beautiful shepherd girls, playing his flute for their circle dances. Krishna wears a loincloth, on his head is a lotus blossom, the position of his hands is typical for playing.

Expertise:
DI Hans Kaufmann, Object description: Wolfmar Zacken

From an old German collection

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